"The Real House of Las Palmas"

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms

Description

The Royal House of Las Palmas is the perfect destination for travelers visiting Gran Canaria Those Who are looking for a different kind of tourist experience. It is an oasis in the center of Vegueta, the oldest part of the city of Las Palmas-A Place Where guests can enjoy the tranquility of a family home, an emblematic That building dates back to the mid-1600s. Just down the street from the Plaza Santo Domingo, still Where children gather to play in front of the old church and convent, and just a five-minute walk from the cathedral and the Plaza Santa Ana, in the heart of the Old Town House The Real de Las Palmas offers the discerning traveler a stimulating taste of history, with all the comforts of home

The house has-been lovingly restored, Simultaneously Respecting the historic character of the building while Modernizing Also Within Certain elements. From the thick stone walls to the large wooden entrance doors and high ceilings, Casa El Real de Las Palmas exudes the charm of a traditional place: the walls and timbered ceilings go back four centuries, creating an ambience That few hotels can match. From the relaxing sounds of the fountain in the center of the gallery and indoor courtyard to the terra-cotta tiled ground floor and the wooden staircase and balustrade of the upper floor, Casa El Real de Las Palmas invites guests to take time out from the hustle and bustle of daily life, to enjoy Their stay in Las Palmas in a different way

The historic nature of Casa Real de Las Palmas is tempered With just a bit of modernity to make our guests feel right at home. The building is equipped with free Wi-Fi so guests can access That Their emails and navigate the Internet; and there are large, flat-screen televisions in each of the three bedrooms as well as in the dining area, Which Easily can be converted into a spacious workstation, or a dignified setting for business meetings. The large kitchen is fully equipped, An Ideal place to prepared meals to be enjoyed in the spacious dining room

There are two bathrooms on the ground floor-the main bathroom is roomy, with a large shower, modern sink, and plenty of room for towels and toiletries. There is another large, full bathroom on the first floor. One more full bathroom with shower can be found on the top floor, near the service area, Where Also guests will find a washing machine, dryer, ironing board, iron, and a clothesline for drying delicate. On the top floor guests will enjoy the lounge area Also: a rooftop terrace Filled With potted palm trees and lounge chairs-the perfect place for tea or coffee in the morning, private sunbathing during the day, and a refreshing gin and tonic in the evening. As the Entire inside of the house is a totally smoke-free area, the open-air lounge Also is the perfect place for our guests WHO like to enjoy a smoke or two

There are three spacious bedrooms on the first floor of the home, suitable for two guests each. Also there is a large, elegant living room with comfortable couches and bookshelves filled with books, mostly in Spanish and Inglés. The living room is a lovely place to relax, have a chat, enjoy a cognac in the evening, or just curl up with a good novel. The first floor Retains Original hardwood floors from the past centuries, completely refurbished, and Covered with attractive Persian carpets

Casa El Real de Las Palmas is just a minute's walk from the Plaza Santo Domingo, and a five-minute walk from the cathedral in the Plaza Santa Ana, the center of Vegueta, Which is Filled With tapas bars, gift shops, and excellent restaurants -meat, fresh fish, tapas, even vegetarian-a delightful place for a stroll, day or night, to enjoy the old-world architecture and the local cuisine. Weekends are always full of life in Vegueta, but do not miss Thursday evenings, When bars and restaurants in the area offer specials on drinks and delicious tapas

Some of the city's famous museums are MOST Within walking distance of Casa Real, Including the popular Canary Museum (home to one of the world's largest collections of mummies!) and the Casa Colón, a strikingly beautiful example of Canarian architecture That houses a fascinating museum dedicated to Christopher Columbus's "discovery" of America, Which started out from the Canary Islands

From the cathedral at Plaza Santa Ana it is only another few minutes' walk to Triana, one of the city's main shopping centers, Where you can find stores of all kinds as well as all the major banks, and a large variety of bars and restaurants, many with open-air terraces for dining or for enjoying a cold beer or a nightcap at midday in the evening. Triana is the best shopping street in Las Palmas, and Its many side streets are filled With Also interesting places to shop or to relax at a café and watch the throngs of tourists and shoppers passing by. Strolling from Casa Real de Las Palmas to the cathedral or only slightly Further to Triana, our guests will find bus and cab stops conveniently situated along the route, Offering inexpensive transportation to the city's main beach, Las Canteras, and the surrounding port area, Which Also offers a wide variety of shops, hotels, and diverse restaurants, not to mention the "after-hours" world of discotheques and pubs That offer an exciting nightlife for the intrepid adventurer. , Although we prefer the peace and tranquility to be found Within the thick stone walls, high ceilings and lofty woods of our 17th-century home, we heartily recommend the beaches and various places-bars, restaurants and shops, museums and parks-that can be visited and enjoyed by our houseguests. Best of all, in our humble opinion, is to be Able to count upon the luxury of returning, after a day or night Filled With sights and sounds and flavors, to the peace and tranquility of Casa Real de Las Palmas, a sanctuary in the heart of the city, a veritable piece of history, and a home away from home for the seasoned traveler in search of something charmingly distinctive

Amenities

  • Internet
  • TV
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher

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